Valentine's Day is probably the most polarizing holiday on the calendar. There's no religious affiliation or controversial figure being celebrated, but there's typically a very clear split in opinion on the event between those who have a partner for it and those who don't. If you'd like to be more sweet than sour on Valentine's Day and want to spend it with someone, grab your iOS device and get ready to find love. We've collected eight unique apps for finding love, friendship, or whatever it may be that you're looking for. You'll have someone to keep you company through Valentine's Day this year, and maybe many more ahead.
Speaking as someone who spent my formative years in a small Southern suburb, I have always been baffled by the idea of big-city dating. I’ve tried (and have subsequently been frustrated by) the dimly lit, dubstep-droning bar scene, and it feels like most career-driven twentysomethings spend more time in front of their MacBooks than they do mingling at mixers.